Author Archives: Shirley Sidell

Seed Companies by State

2017 Garden Seed Catalogs and Web Sites Sorted by State ALABAMA Sand Mountain Herbs (Fyffe, Ala.) ARIZONA Native Seeds / SEARCH (Tucson, Ariz.) Seeds Trust (Cornville, Ariz.) CALIFORNIA Bountiful Gardens (Willits, Calif.) J. L. Hudson, Seedsman (LaHonda, Calif.) Laurel’s Heirloom Tomato… Continue Reading Seed Companies by State

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Great Christmas Gift Ideas for your Favorite Gardener

If you’ve come here looking for the April 2017 post about seed drawings and identification, an error has occurred.  Please click here to view the seed drawings post. A wish list of assist tools for all Gardeners We all need… Continue Reading Great Christmas Gift Ideas for your Favorite Gardener

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Smile email Draft

Dear Supporter of, Please support us when you shop on StartWithaSmile at and Amazon donates to Ophoenix Public Benefit Corporation, sponsor of A portion of your shopping purchases will be donated to our sponsor. How do… Continue Reading Smile email Draft

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Quick Connects

How to Use Quick Connects Slide Show – click on right or left arrow to advance slide show. Click to go to on line vendors.      

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Color Book Celebrating Wildflowers

Free Color Book: Celebrating Wildflowers Volumes, 1, 2, 3, and 4. More to be added soon. Print your favorite pages directly from the pdf to your printer. The suggestions for colors are on the page following the large color book… Continue Reading Color Book Celebrating Wildflowers

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